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post #1 of 97 Old 12-04-2012, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
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Guys as you know 6.4 are a piece of crap...I love my truck but come on 5000 for heads and studs!! With that I can put a down payment on a 2013 ford!!!
I don't want to sell but I need to know!!!

My truck is an 2008 manufactured on 1/07 now what percautionaries do I need to take!!! (Wires need to be covered) anything!!!!! Please guys this is my first truck and its already scaring me!!!!
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What??????

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No need to be scared man. The 6.4 is actually a beast of a truck. There are a few things that you can do to pretty much bulletproof it.

1. Intake (S&B or AFE)
2. Tuner (H&S or Spartan)
3. Exhaust (anything to get rid of the DPF. I have a 4" downpipe and 5" straightpipe exhaust)

That's all that is required to make your truck run great. Just keep an easy right foot and run a mid power tune and your truck should be fine. Just be sure to do maintenance (fuel filters, oil changes and drain the water separator).

If you want to do more:
4. Airdog or FASS fuel filter
5. Coolant filter
6. CCV Mod
7. CAC pipe replacement

I also firmly believe that my traction bars are what will save my transmission!
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post #4 of 97 Old 12-04-2012, 05:38 PM
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and you can get heads and studs done for cheaper than that.


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AFE Intake
Sct x4
4" Dual Exhaust no muffler with 5" MBRP tips
4" BDS with Fox shocks
20x9 Gear Alloy Big blocks 0 offset
35" Toyo AT2's
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I have a friend with a 6.4 (08 like mine) and he recently blew his rod straight through the oil pan. Piston 8was fried and lifted heads.... im just scared with my truck doing this since its a 2008 and i dont want my truck doing this!!

6.4 modded
Afe intake
Afe 5in exhaust
Sinister coolant bypass filter
Sinister egr delete with elbow
Mini maxx HD300
Sperco intercooler
Cold/hot side pipes new
New fass platinum 150gph fuel lifter
And one up offroad traction bars
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Also any of ya know where to get my studs installed for cheap but does a great job?!?

I live in Odessa Texas

Am only 16 and know more about 6.4's and 7.3's than my own ford dealership.
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post #7 of 97 Old 12-04-2012, 05:44 PM
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you must not know that much because you just said "Guys as you know 6.4 are a piece of crap..." and they are really not.


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And my friend was running the 175 tune
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is that list of mods you posted on your truck?


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4" BDS with Fox shocks
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Sorry i know ha!!! They aren't i know just seeing that truck on the side of the road and everything blown just scared me.
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